Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir for Hepatitis C

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Hepatitis C+7 More
Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir - Drug
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial studied the effects of pan-genotypic DAA therapy given to kidney transplant recipients to prevent the transmission of hepatitis C virus infection from an HCV-positive donor kidney.

Eligible Conditions
  • Hepatitis C
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Kidney Failure

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

3 of 3
This is further along than 93% of similar trials

Other trials for Hepatitis C

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 Year Study Period

1 Year Study Period
Adverse Events
Allograft Function
Rate of Death, Graft Failure, Acute Allograft Rejection, Delayed graft function, ALT elevation
Week 16
Week 2
HCV RNA Viral Load

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

3 of 3
This is further along than 85% of similar trials

Other trials for Hepatitis C

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Treatment with Direct Acting Antiviral for HCV
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

80 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir · No Placebo Group · Phase 4

Treatment with Direct Acting Antiviral for HCV
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir · Intervention Types: Drug
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
FDA approved

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year study period

Who is running the clinical trial?

Massachusetts General HospitalLead Sponsor
2,673 Previous Clinical Trials
30,828,576 Total Patients Enrolled
14 Trials studying Hepatitis C
1,069 Patients Enrolled for Hepatitis C
Nahel Elias, MDPrincipal Investigator - Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
University Of Damascus (Medical School)
North Oakland Medical Center (Residency)

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 9 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
No clinically significant liver disease was found at the time the clinical team determined the patient was ready for a transplant.
The person is eligible for a kidney transplant if they meet the criteria of the Met MGH Transplant Center and are already listed for a kidney transplant with stage 5 CKD / ESRD (eGFR <15 ml/min/1.73m2 or on renal replacement therapy).
during the study and for six weeks after the last dose of study drug Women who take part in this study must agree to use birth control in a way that minimizes their risk of exposure to mycophenolate
The donor is deceased
result The following is a detectable HCV NAT test result
KDPI score is less than or equal to 0.
The donor has met the traditional selection criteria, which are acceptable for transplantation per usual evaluation.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 26th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 29th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.